Deaths in History in 1611

  • Feb 8 Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies
  • Mar 5 Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1533)
  • Apr 1 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
  • Jun 8 Jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552)
  • Jul 26 Horio Yoshiharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1542)
  • Aug 2 Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1562)
  • Oct 3 Charles, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader, dies at 57
  • Oct 30 Charles IX [Carl], King of Sweden (1604-11), dies at 61